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News

November 10, 2015
MaLive
Utility Influence in Michigan Energy Debate Includes $500,000 in Political Donations, 69 Lobbyists
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November 3, 2015
Mackinac Center, Michael Van Beck
A Lesson from the Land of Lincoln: Electricity Competition Works
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October 21, 2015
Mackinac Center, Michael Van Beck
The Case for Energy Competion
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July 13, 2015
COMPETE Coalition
Empirical Evidence Shows Consumers Better Off With Customer Choice in Electricity
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July 2, 2015
Detroit News
Dark Money Clouds Energy Debate
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June 16, 2015
Detroit News
DTE Embraces Choice in Ohio, Not Michigan
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March 26, 2015
COMPETE Coalition
Competitive Markets Benefit Customers, But Standards Supporting Competition Must Be Preserved
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March 24, 2015
Lansing State Journal
Bill Proposes Gradually Lifting Cap on Electric Competition
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February 24, 2015
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Dr. Theodore Bolema: The Facts on Electricty Choice
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February 20, 2015
Midwest Energy News
Balancing Act: How Michigan Can Solve its Capacity Shortfall
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December 20, 2014
Daily Journal
DTE Energy Seeks Rate Increase; Average Residential Bill Would Go Up Nearly $10 a Month
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August 20, 2014
Crane's Detroit
Utilities' Report Warns of Energy Shortage: Consumers, DTE Urge Building New Power Plants
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August 20, 2014
Utility Dive
[Michigan is one of] The 10 States With The Highest Electricity Prices
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May 20, 2014
Energy Michigan
Report: MPSC Report on Status of Electric Competition in Michigan
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April 15, 2014
DTE Energy
DTE Energy reports first quarter 2014 results
[comment: Big Profits from Record Cold!]
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March 3, 2014
Daily Herald
Report: Illinois Electric Deregulation Saved $37 Billion
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Full Report

January 5, 2014
Crains Detroit
Critics Say DTE Rate Cuts Not Enough, Urge More Choice
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November 1, 2013
Michigan Capitol Confidential
Michigan Needs Electricity Competition - Monoply Led to 27% Rate Increase
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October 28, 2013
Citizens for Energy Choice
Initial Press Release
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September 15, 2013
Michigan.gov
Draft Energy Choice Report is released
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August 20, 2013
Energy Choice Now
Higher and Higher: Michigan Electric Rates Continue Steep Trajectory Under DTE and Consumers Monopoly
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May 14, 2013
Energy Choice Now
Michigan, Indiana Warm to the Idea of Expanding Consumer Utility Choice
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May 7, 2013
Energy Choice Now
Retail Electricity Shopping Hits a New Milestone in Illinoise
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April 9, 2013
Michigan House of Representatives, Committee on Technology & Energy
Testimony of Philip R. O'Connor, PH.D.
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April 12, 2013
Restructuring Today
Poll Finds Michiganders Ready to Vote for Retail Power Choice
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April 18, 2013
Compete Coalition
Limits on Competition Costs Michigan Consumers $1.8 Billion Annually, Expert Says
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April 9, 2013
Restructuring Today
Poll Finds Michiganders Ready to Vote for Retail Power Choice
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February 28, 2013
Michigan Public Service Commission
MPSC Authorizes The Detroit Edison Company to Increase Bond Principal and Interest Securitization Surcharge, Increase Bond Tax Surcharge
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February 1, 2013
Michigan Public Service Commission
Status of Electric Competition in Michigan (Calendar Year 2012)
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January 17, 2013
Michigan Public Service Commission
MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing The Detroit Edison Company to Reconcile Its Choice Incentive Mechanism
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September 28, 2012
Customer Choice Coalition
Waiting Lists for Electric Choice Hits 10,000
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August, 2012
Continental Economics, Inc.
Retail Electric Competition in Michigan: Growing Michigan’s Economic Garden
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April 19, 2012
MLive Report:
Michigan’s Electric Rates Surpass National Average, Highest in Midwest Region
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